Ag Events Calendar

Sept. 6, Fergus Falls, MN: Strip-till Expo, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., [email protected], 320-815-4112

Sept. 7, Beresford: 2017 SDSU Southeast Farm Fall Field Day, 9:30 a.m – 2:40 p.m., 605-563-2989, [email protected]

Sept. 7, Huron: NRCS State Technical Committee meeting, 10 a.m., at Crossroads Hotel and Convention Center, www.sd.nrcs.usda.gov, (605) 352-1200

Sept. 8, Rushmore, MN: Cover Crop and Soil Health Learning Tour, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Bruce and Mary Brunk farm, 507-372-3900 Ext 3912, [email protected]

Sept. 8-10, Andover: James Valley Threshing Show, at Threshermen’s Park, www.jamesvalleythreshers.com.

Sept. 9, Andover: BCOTTPA tractor pull, 10 a.m., points, Brown County sled, Alan Dixon 605-228-1823.

Sept. 11, Parker: SD Make it With Wool district contest, 5 p.m., at Grace Lutheran Church, 605-351-4502

Sept. 12-14, West Fargo, N.D.; Big Iron Farm Show, at Red River Valley Fairgrounds, bigironfarmshow.com/

Sept. 13-14, Mankato, MN: 2017 Minnesota Crop Insurance Conference, at the Verizon Wireless Center

Sept. 14, Sioux Falls: SDSU Extension Estate Planning and Farm Transition Conference, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center, 605-782-3290, [email protected]

Sept. 14, Newell: SD Make it With Wool district contest, 3:30 p.m., at NVN Sr. Center, 642-5123

Sept. 15-16, Billings, MT: United States Cattlemen’s Association Annual Meeting and Cattle Producer’s Forum, at Big Horn Resort, cattlemensmeeting.com

Sept. 16, Brookings: South Dakota Beef Industry Council annual meeting, 8:30 a.m., at South Dakota State University Performing Arts Center, sdbeef.org

Sept. 16, Brookings: SD Make it With Wool district contest, 9 a.m., at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 546-2190

Sept. 16, Hettinger, N.D.: NDSU Beginning sheep producer clinic, 10 a.m. MST, at NDSU Hettinger Research Extension Center, 701-231-2222, [email protected]

Sept. 17, Eureka: BCOTTPA tractor pull, noon, points, Bob’s sled, Lester Merkel 605-284-2078.

Sept. 19, Watertown: 25th Senior Seminar, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at County Fair Banquet Hall, 605-886-8431.

Sept. 21-23, Gillette, Wyo.: Plains Area Corriente Show and Roping, at CAM-PLEX, http://bit.ly/2w98bQp, Tucker Ashley at 605-778-6885 (home) or 605-730-1073 (cell).

Sept. 23, Rapid City: Aging Gracefully Expo, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at Rushmore Plaza Civic, (605) 394-1722, [email protected]

Sept. 23, Crooks: Crooks Plant Sale, at Crooks Community Hall, www.facebook.com/CrooksPlantSale/

Sept. 24, Stratford: BCOTTPA tractor pull, 12:30 p.m., season points pull off, Brown County sled, Ron Glugia 605-225-6621.

Sept. 26, Fargo, N.D.: NDSU Field Day, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at North Dakota State University campus, ndsu.edu/soilhealth/

Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, Brookings: 80th Annual South Dakota Sheep Growers Association, at Days Inn & Convention Center, sdsheepgrowers.org

Sept. 30, Brookings: 2017 SD Make it With Wool state contest, at First Lutheran Church, 642-5123 or [email protected]

Oct. 3, Pierre: Farming with Beneficial Insects for Pest Control: Conservation Biocontrol Short Course, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the SDSU Regional Extension Center, www.xerces.org/event/

Oct. 18, Huron: PQA Plus and TQA Certification training, 1 p.m., at Beadle Co. Department of Health

Oct. 19-20, Deadwood: South Dakota Women in Ag annual conference, at The Lodge, www.southdakotawomeninag.com or facebook.com/SouthDakotaWomeninAg

Oct. 25-28, Indianapolis: 2017 National FFA Convention & Expo

Nov. 1-2, Dickinson, N.D.: Western Dakota Energy Association annual meeting, at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge

Nov 2-4, Spearfish: South Dakota Local Foods Conference, at Spearfish Holiday Inn, [email protected]

Nov. 4-6, Fort Worth, TX: 2017 Angus Convention, at Fort Worth Convention Center, angusconvention.com

Nov. 6-9, San Diego, CA: AgGateway 2017 Annual Conference, at Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa, www.AgGateway.org

Nov. 7-9, Des Moines, IA: National Pork Board Pig Welfare Symposium

Nov. 16-18, Bloomington, MN: 2017 American Agri-Women convention

Nov. 28-30, Cheyenne, WY: 2017 Range Beef Cow Symposium, at Little America Resort and Convention Center, Rangebeefcow.com

Nov. 28-30, Phoenix, AZ: 2017 Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Conference & Expo, at Arizona Biltmore Hotel

Jan. 27-30, San Diego, CA: ASTA’s 57th Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference, at Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina

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